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FZNT25 KWNM 180310
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1110 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST JUST E OF THE WATERS.
THE SRN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL DRIFT W INTO THE WATERS S OF
BALTIMORE CANYON TONIGHT AND FRI. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL MOVE
NE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. STRONGER LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP S OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN MOVE E SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN NIGHT BEFORE TURNING NE MON THROUGH TUE. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST SAT NIGHT AND
SUN...THEN MOVE E WHILE LEAVING A WEAKENING RIDGE ACROSS THE FAR
NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NW PORTION LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC...S OF 31N

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N74W TO
NEAR WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH
FRI. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT IN THE NE GULF OF
MEXICO FRI AND WILL SLOWLY DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION
SAT THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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